Flashcards in Session 5-Amino Acids Deck (10):
How many different AA are there?
What are the two main groups of AAs?
Non-polar and hydrophobic vs polar and hydrophilic
Which two groups are non-polar and hydrophobic?
Alkyl and aromatic AAs
Which three groups are polar and hydrophilic?
Which elements are AAs made of? (5)
What is an AA residue?
What remains of an AA after it is joined by a peptide bond to form a protein
What happens when pH < pK?
Group will be protonated (H+ added)
What happens when pH > pK?
The group will be deprotonated (H+ removed)
What is physiological pH?